Your Best Round Ever....What Stands Out?
Posted 10 November 2017 - 03:05 AM
3wd: Srixon F65 Aldila Rogue Silver -stiff
Irons: Callaway Apex Pro KBS Tour-V -stiff
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 50° 54° 58° KBS Tour-V
Putter: Ping iWi Anser 34"
Ball: Srixon Z-Star XV
Posted 11 November 2017 - 11:57 AM
904 14*-Prolaunch Blue S
Miura BB 4-PW- Oban CT-115X
Bettinardi H2 52* & 57*
Bettinardi FCB Dass Proto
Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:41 AM
Ping G 3 W
Ping G 5W
Ping G25 Hybrid
Mizuno JPX 900 hot metal 5-GW
Vokey 52-08 sm4
Vokey 56-14 sm6
Odyssey White Hot RX2 ( but it better be careful)
Posted 30 November 2017 - 09:55 AM
At the turn I was one under, but a 20 footer on 10 got me to -2. Birdies on both par threes and a short par 5, got me to -5 which is 10 years later the score I chase every time I tee it up.
What I am not able to replicate during most rounds is the calmness I felt of being so present with my now wife and the stillness of that round.
67 is the number I will always chase.
3W - 14.5, Ping G
Hybrid - 19, Ping G
4i-PW - Ping i200 blue dot
GW - 50, Titleist Vokey SM6 F Grind
SW - 54 & 58 Titleist Vokey SM6 M Grind
Putter - Ping Cadence Answer 2 Heavy
Ball - Titleist ProV1
Posted 30 November 2017 - 11:25 AM
Posted 01 December 2017 - 12:47 AM
Edited by eurekaiv, 01 December 2017 - 12:47 AM.
Posted 23 February 2018 - 06:35 PM
Edited by NPVWhiz, 23 February 2018 - 06:36 PM.
Nickent 3DX Pro 14 MRC Diamana WB 83s
Hybrid: Adams Idea Pro 18 Grafalloy CNote ProtoX
Mizuno MP62 DG x-100 Sensicore D-4 3-pw ---------> Ping i200 DG120 S3 D-3 +1/4" Red 4-U.
Vokey SM6 56-14/60-04M DG x-100 Sensicore 1xss D-5 ------------> Vokey SM6 56/10 60/4M DG 120 S300 35" D-5
Posted 23 February 2018 - 11:06 PM
Made every putt inside 10 feet.
Edited by WidespreadPanic, 23 February 2018 - 11:07 PM.
Cobra F7 15.5*
Taylormade M1 ('17) 19*
Mizuno MPH5 4i
Mizuno MP33 5-PW
Cleveland RTX 588 2.0 52**, 56**, 60**
Taylormade TP Red Ardmore 3
Posted 24 February 2018 - 12:48 PM
I consider this 77 my best round ever because my driver was suddenly cursed that day that my drives went like 170 yards, low and left. It was ugly and embarrassing.
It was my short game and putting that saved me.
I was scrambling and draining putts like there was no tomorrow. And to think that we played a course that was longer than my usual muni courses, greens were slick and never flat. I needed to drain a 40 foot putt from the fringe to save bogey and get that 77 and win that game by 1 stroke in our league.
So what stood out was my short game. Lights out putting, crazy chipping. I wish I can do that every time I play.
Posted 24 February 2018 - 05:11 PM
Taylormade M2 16.5 degree with Hzrdus stiff
Titleist 816 19 degree with Speeder Tour Spec Stiff
Ping i210 4-PW DG 105
Ping Glide 2.0 wedges 50SS, 56SS and 60ES
Scotty Cameron Select Fastback
Posted 24 February 2018 - 07:04 PM
Posted 27 February 2018 - 08:07 PM
The ting that really stands out about that day were the gnats. They were insane! Like a black cloud swarming around your head at all time. I’m talking about what felt like 50 of them crawling on your face as you tried to hit your shot. Turns out it was just enough distraction to keep me from thinking about golf...
Callaway GBB Epic SZ 3 wood- Aldila NV 2KXV Green 75S
Titleist 818 H2 17- Aldila Rogue Max S
Titleist 818 H2 21- Fujikura Atmos Blue S
Mizuno MP 18 (5-pw)- DG S300
Vokey SM7 50*- DG S200
Vokey SM7 54*- DG S200
Callaway Mack Daddy PM 58*- KBS Tour V 125
Bettinardi '17 Studio Stock 8
Posted 27 February 2018 - 08:14 PM
..... I remember that I COULD HAVE coasted down 18 with a tap in Birdie for 69 ....
Noooooooooooooooooooooo! I had to press for Eagle and 68.
Needless to say I Bogeyed and shot 71.
Story of my life.
2017 WORLD CHAMPION
W. I. T. B.
Callaway Epic Forged 10.5° Tour Spec Atmos Blue 8 X
Callaway Rogue TC 17.0° Tour Spec Atmos Black 9 X
Callaway Apex Hybrid TC 18.0° Tour Spec Speeder 904HB X
Callaway Apex Hybrid TC 23.0° Tour Spec Speeder 904HB X
Callaway X-Forged UT 27.0° Steel Fiber i110 S
Callaway X-Forged UT 30.0° Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura 1957 CB-57 7-8 Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura 1957 Baby Blade 9-P Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura Raw Hand Grind 52.0° / 10.0° Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura Raw Hand Grind 58.0° / 10.0° Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura 1957 KM-350 DGTI Black Onyx S-400
Callaway 2018 Chrome Soft X
Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:43 AM
Ping Anser 3 wood - GD Purple Ice S
Callaway BB Alpha 815 21* hybrid
Ping i200 irons - KBS Tours S
Cleveland RTX2 50/54*
Callaway PM Grind 60*
Ping Redwood ZB
Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:26 AM
TM M3 8.5*
Titleist 915 F3 15* with Hzrdus T1100
XR Pro 17* Hybrid w/PX Black 6.5
47*, 51,56,60 Scratch 8620 Wedges
Edel E3 Torque Balanced with Red GripMaster Leather Grip.
Posted 14 March 2018 - 08:58 PM
One of my most disappointing rounds was when I started birdie, birdie, eagle on the first three holes to start -4. Went downhill so bad I don't even remember what I shot that day. All this happened 25-30 years ago in my younger days. Lol.
Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:09 PM
my putting was so ridiculous i had a 12 footer downhill with about a 1 pin break and i asked the guy what the odds were that id sink
the putt. he said 100% you will hole that putt. i did.
sometimes when golf is good its good. and when its bad its bad. i lost to a guy that shot 72 and had a bad day LOL
Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:17 PM
Posted 16 March 2018 - 02:45 PM
The second time was my last round of 2017 in June. Developed severe Tendonitis in right hand and wrist. I was +2 thru 3 and was going to walk off every shot hurt so bad after my layup on par 5 4th. I kept playing. Drained a 20 foot birdie there. Hit a 6 iron to 2 feet on 5. Made a 20 foot birdie on 8. Missed a 6 foot birdie on 10. Scrambled for great pars on 12 and 13 (made 15 footers). -1 then four bogeys coming in because it hurt so bad I couldn't make a confident swing into the ball. Impact hurt like a mofo.
Titleist 917 F2 13.5 Diamana Blue 70
Titleist 917 F2 16.5 Diamana Blue 70
Titleist 816 H1 19 Diamana Blue 70
Titleist 816 H1 22 Diamana Blue 70
Titleist 816 H1 25 Diamana Blue 70
Titleist 716 AP1 6-PW, 52 KBS Tour 110
Titleist SM6 58-12 K Grind
Titleist Scotty Cameron 2016 Newport M1 34 Inch Ping Grip
Posted 19 March 2018 - 06:49 PM
But my ego wont let me try that strategy again. I really hurt having to play my second shot from so far back and I wonder how what I could have scored had I been more aggressive off the tee. The answer is probably a higher score though...
Posted 19 March 2018 - 10:01 PM
I've also had 75s where I drained every putt I looked at, and a couple mid 70s rounds with two eagles each (one of those with an ace). Which was best?
I'll say what I think I hit the ball best was the 70 last year. I remember being able to just let it go and take the result. I also remember 3-putting from 4 feet, followed by a chip in eagle and a birdie on the hardest hole on the course. It was the closest I've felt to being a tour pro, where I knew I could recover from my misses. Wish the number at the end of the day had been lower.
Posted 19 March 2018 - 11:41 PM
That's funny because I have told people for years that great golf is pretty boring....Down the fairway, on the green and no drama. When you play with really good players, I think you really start to notice that. They never get behind the 8 ball anywhere during the round and rarely hit any spectacular or memorable shots.
This sums it up for me. I've had maybe a couple of rounds where I just got into a rhythm/zone of knocking driver in play, hitting iron on the green or leaving an easy chip. Compared to the usual drama's of hazards and tree shots it felt very dull. 8 iron to 25 feet, easy 2 putt, rinse repeat...
TaylorMade RBZ 3 wood, Matrix Ozik R
Srixon U65 2 iron, Miyazaki S
Cobra F6 Hybrid 22 degrees RedTie S
Srixon z945 5-pw w/ DG s200
Miura Y 51 and K 56 DG Spinner, Yururi Raw 61 KBS HiRev
Odyssey O-Works Black 34"
Posted 20 March 2018 - 10:12 AM
Well the whole season (golf is a spring sport here) I'd been shooting in the low 90s... I Think I'd broken 90 just a couple times in competition. Well at the end of the season is the district tournament where the top (I think 15) players qualify for the State tournament. Its a pretty big deal to qualify for state and I always considered it well beyond what I was capable of.
The actually district tournement... I warmed up on the range and hit the ball like absolute GARBAGE. I mean really bad. The course it was on was really hard and I was thinking I'll be lucky to break 100. Tee off. Pared one, pared two, three, 4, 5. I was actually making pars. Had a bogey here and there. Drained a 30+ foot birdie putt on the 10th (600 yard par 5). I came to the 17th hole 7 over (Par is 72). Made bogey on 17 but its a 220 yard par 3 so no real harm there.
18 is a dogleg left par 5. Lake on the left, woods on the right. I push my drive, hack out, push my third into the woods right of the green. As I'm up there a golfer from another school (he's a friend) asks how I'm doing then tells me "82 or better and you're in." I go on to make double bogey and qualify with an 82, right on the number.
Side story, If I'd shot 81 the guy who went on to be the individual state champion wouldn't have even qualified for state, he also shot 82.
I've shot way better since. Placed in the top 10 of am tournaments, shot under par. Been scratch. But that round stands out in my mind as my best ever. It was going to be my last high school tournament and I ended up shooting a good 10 strokes lower than my average.
Posted 20 March 2018 - 08:46 PM
TaylorMade M3 HL 17* Atmos Tour Spec 7s
Titleist 990 2i
New Level 623-M 4-PW DG 120s
Titleist Vokey 52*
Titleist Vokey 58*
Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Studio Stainless 303
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